Tag Archives: Italian dishes

Quick and slim eggplant parm

This is an eggplant parm recipe that is A) on the lighter side and B) on the easier side. I know there are more involved ways to make the dish, but I enjoy this simplified version.

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Two-for-one pasta night at home

My friend Becky and I were semi-regulars at a restaurant in the Hamptons called Papa D’s that had a two-for-one pasta night during the week. They made a dish I really loved – it was soooo simple but yummy. I’ve recreated a fairly close version at home in the past, though it’s never quite the same.

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Italian chicken spirals

I recommended George make this dish for a date recently and it turned out really well. It’s impressive looking without being expensive or labor intensive.

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Linguine with red clam sauce

Haven’t made this one in awhile, but I remember it being a winner.

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Sausage Sauce

This recipe was born out of the time when I always ate dinner at Underwood after fencing and liked to occasionally bring food myself. It’s also a great way to highlight good sausage from the butcher, like the one at Eastern Market.

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Boy Scout-esque Italian chicken packets

I used to make this recipe for Jerry a lot – he liked it because it reminded him of the boy scouts. It’s a fun little meal-in-a-packet, though the veggies come out a little mushy for my taste.

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Mandy’s chicken picatta

This is a dish my sister actually taught me. I jazz it up a little bit, but not substantially. SUCH an easy weeknight dinner.

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